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Karangetang volcano
Stratovolcano 1784 m (5,853 ft)
Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia, 2.78°N / 125.4°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) Karangetang volcano eruptions:
1675, 1712, 1825, 1864, 1883, 1886, 1887, 1892, 1899, 1900, 1905, 1921, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1930, 1930, 1935, 1940, 1940, 1941, 1947, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1961, 1961, 1962-62, 1965-67, 1967, 1970-71, 1972-76, 1976-77, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983-88, 1989, 1991-93, 1995, 1996-97, 1998, 1999-2003, 2004-2005. 2008-9, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Formation of lava domes and pyroclastic flows.

Karangetang volcano tours:
Volcanoes and Spices (17-day volcano trekking tour to the Molucca Sea: N-Sulawesi, Karangetang and Halmahera)

Karangetang volcano news & updates:

Karangetang volcano (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia) activity update

Thu, 11 Jun 2015, 08:38
08:38 AM | BY: T
Thermal signal of Karangetang volcano (MIROVA)
Thermal signal of Karangetang volcano (MIROVA)
Activity continues at the volcano with the effusion of a lava flow from the summit vent of the volcano and associated glowing avalanches.
Pyroclastic flows in early May destroyed some houses and prompted the evacuation of more than 100 families in nearby villages.

Previous news

Mon, 11 May 2015, 09:03
Pyroclastic flow from Karangetang volcano on 7 May 2015 (photo: Agustinus Hari)
An increase in activity occurred during the past days, resulting in dangerous pyroclastic flows that swept 3 km down the steep southern slope of the volcano. ... Read all
Sun, 3 May 2015, 22:07
MODIS hot spots at Karangetang during the past 7 days (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
A new eruption that started already on 23 April has been producing lava flows from the summit vent. During the past days, this activity has increased. ... Read all
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